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Monday, September 25, 2023

UR Weekly Roundup | Week of Sept. 4

<p>Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.</p>

Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.

With the first week of classes out of the way, it’s time to explore the events lined up for this week.

Italian Day Dinner

Wednesday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Are you a fan of Italian cuisine? Come to the Heilman Dining Center for an Italian-themed dinner, featuring dishes like beef braciole, chicken cacciatore and tiramisu.

Movie Night with yoUR Career Services Team

Wednesday 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

If you are looking to learn more about Career Services, come to room 306 in  Tyler Haynes Commons to meet with the advisors and enjoy a screening of the 2006 movie The Pursuit of Happyness. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Register for the event here.


Thursday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Are you looking to get more involved with activities on campus? Come to the Forum for the annual involvement fair, which will feature music, games and more than 175 active student organizations. 

Personal Pizza Night

Friday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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If you are in the mood for a cooking class, come to the Well-Being Center for an opportunity to meet and learn how to make pizza from the chefs at the local FiftyOne Pizza. Registration is mandatory to receive a pizza dinner at the event.  

African Film Weekend

Friday and Saturday

Following a three-year hiatus, the African Film Weekend is returning to the University of Richmond for the 16th installment with the theme First Features of Young African Filmmakers. Screenings will happen in the Ukrop Auditorium in the Robins School of Business, featuring works from Nigerien, Senegalese, Nigerian and Sudanese filmmakers. Check out more details about the event here.

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